Hirotsune Okada

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Recently, the action of steroid hormones are interpreted as the results from the interaction with its proper receptors. However, every steroid hormones and steroid drugs have many biological effects, and if one steroid receptor is enough to result in these multiple effects or not is not well known. On the other hand, our experimental results showed that(More)
We investigated d-amino acid oxidase (DAO) induction in the popular model yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. The product of the putative DAO gene of the yeast expressed in E. coli displayed oxidase activity to neutral and basic d-amino acids, but not to an l-amino acid or acidic d-amino acids, showing that the putative DAO gene encodes catalytically active(More)
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